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Chair:  Floyd Eisenberg

Scribe:  Patricia Craig

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Phone Number: +1 646-558-8656
Participant Passcode: 777 414 2910

Meeting ID: 817 3824 8324

Minutes from last meeting: 2020-10-09 Meeting Minutes

Agenda Topics 

Agenda Outline

Agenda Item

  • Reminder: The both the January FHIR Connectathon and WGM will be virtual:
    • FHIR Connectathon: Wednesday, January 13 - Friday, January 15
    • WGM:  Monday, January 25 - Friday, January 29
  • November 1, 2020 is the deadline for CQI approval of Notices for Intent to Ballot for the January 2021 cycle.

DEQM IG/ DEQM IG Gaps in Care

Ballot reconciliation:

  • Block-Vote Ready for vote:
  • Ready for vote:
    • FHIR-28968 There are no examples of Parameters as input to care gaps, which makes the parameter value formatting conventions hard to guess. (Josh Mandel) 
    • FHIR-28970 What input parameters were supplied to generate this output (Josh Mandel)
    • FHIR-28972 Where is gaps through period data element defined (Josh Mandel)
  • For discussions (and vote if ready):
    • FHIR-28953 (David Sundaram-Stukel) In Person Requested

Clinical Reasoning FHIR Resources (owned by CQI)

  • Measure
  • MeasureReport 
  • Clinical Reasoning Trackers for 09 October 2020
  • Block Vote for Clinical Reasoning for 16 October 2020
  • Specific trackers - Items from Finnie Flores (asked to join - all ready for vote):
    • FHIR-20715 - Request addition of an attribute to capture the data sources (e.g. database/data holdings, other sources) used for the measure results.
    • FHIR-20725 - Add attribute in Measure to indicate how frequent results are released/publised (e.g. every 3 years, etc.)
    • FHIR-20723 - Request to add an attribute to indicate the level of reporting availability/disaggregation (e.g. international, national, etc.)
    • FHIR-20722 - Request to add an attribute to indicate whether the results are calculated based on fiscal year, calendar year, school year, etc.
    • FHIR-20726 - Request to add an attribute to capture calculation description (i.e. describes, in simple terms, how the indicator is calculated and also states the unit of analysis, if applicable).

Status update:

  • CDS approved the normative publication request for "HL7 Cross-Paradigm Specification: Clinical Quality Language, Release 1" during the CDS meeting on 9/16/2020 - Approved by TSC 9/28/2020 (same meeting as approval for FHIR Quality Reporting Informative Document) (2020-09-28 TSC Agenda/Minutes)
6QRDA Category III

Consider for Normative Ballot January 2021

Review and approve NIB 

7Project Updates

Review of current projects - found on home page here.


US Core Errata ver 3.1.1 - Will be balloting again with an update in January 2021.


QI-Core CI Build

QI-Core IG STU4 (v4.0.0 for FHIR 4.0.1)

QI-Core STU 3 - expired June 4, 2020 - QI-Core Implementation Guide: STU 3.2 (v3.2.0 for FHIR 3.0.1)

FMG approved extension request on 6/24, TSC approved 6/29.

Errata version of QI-Core once US Core publishes their errata in early July (7/9)

FHIR Quality Measure IG

Quality Measure STU2 for FHIR R4 IG (Feb 2020)

Quality Measure STU1 for FHIR STU3 IG


  1. CQI FHIR Quality Measure Project Subgroup calls:
    1. Call Information: 
  2. Combined Gaps in Care DaVinci and DEQM calls: 
9Balloting timeline

Balloting schedule (confirm on HL7 Calendars):

Approvals for September 2020 and January 2021 Ballot Cycles:

PSS Deadline Dates for Future Ballots

January 2021 Ballot Cycle

June 5, 2020
Submit Work Group Approved PSS to the PMO
August 23, 2020
TSC Approval of the PSS
November 1, 2020
NIB Deadline
May 2021 Ballot Cycle
October 9, 2020
Submit Work Group Approved PSS to the PMO
December 18, 2020
TSC Approval of the PSS
March 7, 2021
NIB Deadline...................................
September 2021 Ballot Cycle
February 5, 2021
Submit Work Group Approved PSS to the PMO
April 23, 2021
TSC Approval of the PSS
NIB Deadline...................................
January 2022 Ballot Cycle
June 11, 2021
Submit Work Group Approved PSS to the PMO
August 13, 2021
TSC Approval of the PSS
NIB Deadline...................................
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